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Boys Hoops: Doral Academy Downs Northeast, Firebirds Clinch Spot In State Semis

Junior Jonathan Nunez scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds and 6-foot-4 senior Miguel Ayesa added 19 points – including two crucial fourth-quarter three-pointers – to lead Doral Academy to a 56-50 win over visiting Oakland Park Northeast Saturday night in the region 4-7A final in front of a capacity, standing-room-only crowd.

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Roundup: Blanche Ely Cruises Past McArthur, Miramar Tops South Miami

Forrest’s teammates did much more than “pick up the slack” Friday – senior guard Anthony Byrd scored a game-high 23 points and senior forward Wilkenson Isnord notched a double-double of 13 points and 12 rebounds to propel Blanche Ely to an easy 89-65 victory over the visiting Mustangs in the region 4-8A final.

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Roundup: Miramar Holds Off North Miami’s Late Rally, Pats Win 68-64

After taking a 19-point lead midway through the first quarter, extending that lead to 22 points late in the third quarter, Miramar narrowly survived a feverish rally from visiting North Miami Tuesday night – with the Patriots holding on to capture a 68-64 victory in the region 4-9A semifinals.

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Girls Hoops: Miami High Takes Down Rival Ferguson, Advances To State Semis

Facing each other for the fifth time in the regional finals in as many years, it was Miami High that rallied back from a halftime deficit and emerged victorious Friday night – defeating Ferguson 50-48 in an intense battle in front of a capacity crowd at The Asylum to clinch a spot in the Class 9A state semifinals.

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Girls Hoops: Strong Second Half Pushes Norland Past Doral Academy

It’s not often that a program as storied as Miami Norland will “give the keys” to a freshman. Lady Vikings head coach Carla Harris, who has led the program to the state final four on eight occasions and won a pair of state championships, put her faith in freshman point guard Jayiah Smith and it […]

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Miami Country Day Cruises Past Westminster Academy, Into Regional Final

When a team has been as dominant as Miami Country Day’s girls’ basketball team has – winning four straight state championships – it must find ways to challenge itself throughout the season. This year, Lady Spartans head coach Ochiel Swaby – who recently was honored by the school by having the gymnasium floor named in […]

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